I did spend a fair amount of time on breakfast stuff. This is the most difficult meal to get her to eat, and all of the "soft foods" she can eat are things she doesn't care for. She doesn't like oatmeal, or hot cereal in general, or eggs. I can get her to eat eggs if I call egg salad "yellow salad" instead, but she'll ask me as she takes each bite "No eggs in here, right?" This morning for breakfast I made her malto meal with bananas in it. Yeah, she ate all the bananas out of it and left the rest. Bananas aren't the greatest thing for her though, since she's so easily constipated! UGH, this is going to be a balancing act!
Speaking of constipation, since she can't eat bread, I've been wondering how I get fiber into her? I got the brilliant idea to get some metamucil, only to find that the label has this warning label:
So, no Metamucil for Angela! I got her some Benefiber instead, and it didn't have any of those warnings, so we'll see how it goes!
Angela did ask about pancakes. I'm not sure about those...the way she chews (or a better description would be how she DOESN'T chew) she tends to swallow each bite in a big wad, and I could see that getting stuck.
I'm still on the fence what to do about camp. She's eaten this way for 12 years, so what's another week while she's at camp? If I change her food program for camp, that puts her into a totally different category, and she won't be able to attend this camp, instead needing the respite camp instead. What are your thoughts?
Well, I told Dean an hour and a half ago that I was headed to bed. And, as I type this I realized there is paperwork that is due to the county tomorrow that I haven't even started yet. So, off to get that done.
Oh, Angela started ESY this morning. (It actually started yesterday but we were at Mayo.) She was THRILLED that there are friends there she hasn't seen in a couple of years! She came home SO HAPPY. Not to mention exhausted. She had softball tonight and fell asleep on the way home. When we got in the driveway I couldn't wake her up. Finally after several minutes of poking and prodding, she opened one eye and said, "Mom, I'm so tired. I'm going straight to bed." Which is exactly what she did! Gotta love that!